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We need to support everyone in a positive way.....we do not need quoted passages from books etc, we do not need people standing on their soap boxes dishing out advice as if they know all there is to know. We simply need to quietly encourage and support anyone that needs it. Everyone has a point of view, but I honestly believe there are some who are giving advice that has not been asked for. Somet...
I have a few questions... I quit around a week ago after smoking a pack a day for a little over a year. I assumed that after the four days passed, so would the symptoms. While they have decreased, I'm still having trouble concentrating and communicating. My mind is so foggy I have trouble forming coherent sentences at times. It's really inconvenient since I'm in school and this is an important ti...
My experience at 80 days was the first 3 to 5 during the nicotine withdraw were the worst and most difficult. The next difficulty was changing the daily routines! " The first morning smoke, the stress reliever, the after meal smoke. Smoking to me was like my best friend that's killing me slowly!! Changing the high risk smoking times of day, need to be changed with healthier alternatives, the mind...
Go for a long walk. Worked well for me on day 1.
I am eating more than ever since I cut down on my cigarette intake for the day. My cravings for healthy food has increased due to my metabolism being fast when I was active. I am hesitant to just binge out on good food and drinks as I have a lot of stress and am currently not active since being in a motor bike accident last year October my smoking has increased a lot up until now as I do not have...
I have compiled a list of the top things that have helped me get to the point I am at now (over 15 months quit). Please keep in mind the quit process is different for everyone but I believe there are certain techniques listed below that will help most quitters:
1) Read and be open to the concept of Allan Carr's "Easy Way to Quit Smoking" The foundation for Allan also gives live seminars in ce...
after a meal i am struggling with the most i am 2 days with no smokes and almost gave in and went and brought some smokes but my will power and self talk talked me out of it i was just wondering if anyone has any ideas on after meals what they do to stop the craving
Hi I quit also, using champix.
Few headaches to start with but no problems now as long as I eat before I take the pill.
I was not a long long term smoker, I smoked for nearly 2 years.
Still been hard.
Apart from using champix I just cut down from 8 to 3 then to 2 then none.
Also I gym everyday which helps with stress and I also ride my bike.
On top of this I had my partne...
hello everyone, it was really long period after my last time posting here :) I feel very well I don't have any cravings or stress or something like this.
With cigarettes I have quitted also weeds or hookah, so everything smoking. now I have exactly 1 year after quitting. what is your ideas or experiences about smoking weed???
Hi all, today is my first day I'm going to quit my smoking habit. I know its tough to do but I really hope someone out there can help me out. My last cigarette I had at 2pm today. I'm going to be free from nicotine. I re-frame my mind and make my will strong enough. Pls wish my success and keep pray and motivate me.
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